NY: Gates Chili student arrested, charged with hacking into former superintendent’s email

WHAM reports:

A student in the Gates Chili Central School District is being charged as an adult after allegedly hacking into the account of the former superintendent.

Ajay Bhattacharyya, 17, was arraigned Friday evening on eight felony counts: Two counts of computer trespass, two counts of identity theft and four counts of falsifying business records.

It is alleged the defendant hacked into the account of former superintendent Kimberle Ward, retrieved her password and gained access to grade point documents, discipline records and other personal information.

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